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THE BEST FACE MASKS TO SOOTHE YOUR WINTER SKIN

THE BEST FACE MASKS TO SOOTHE YOUR WINTER SKIN

With winter comes plenty of good stuff (can we get a hell yeah for all the hot chocolate?) but it’s not necessarily great news for our skin, which can be left feelin’ a lil worse for wear. But the good news is this: if your skin still feels tight and dry after feeding it a daily dose of moisturiser, then a hydrating face mask may provide the added boost it needs. And the even better news? We’ve found the best face mask for you.

Depending on your skin type, that may mean choosing an overnight mask made with intense hydrators and anti-ageing ingredients (a solid choice for some with very dry skin); a nourishing mask that also sweeps away dead skin cells (great for dull skin types); or opting for a formula that taps hyaluronic acid and vitamin B5, which can re-establish skin’s water balance.

Whether they help bring out efficacy in your moisturiser or just give your skin the boost of hydration it needs to stop flaking, the following masks act like a big drink of water for your complexion — no matter what your skin type.

Best Face Mask 2018

  1. GLAMGLOW THIRSTYMUD™ Hydrating Treatment
    £42.00 Buy now with HQhair

    GLAMGLOW THIRSTYMUD™ Hydrating Treatment

    If you’re seeking extreme hydration then look no further than GLAMGLOW Thirsty Mud Hydrating Treatment. Specially formulated to combat dry skin and restore a peachy glow, this cult-favourite treatment promises immediate results and continued improvement. Hyaluronic acid provides deep and lasting hydration whilst natural extracts work to condition skin and boost radiance.

    How to use: Use 2-3 times per week or when skin is in need of extra hydration. Apply an even layer to clean dry skin and leave on for 10-20 minutes. Massage the remaining product into skin.

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  2. DECLÉOR Hydra Floral White Petal Skin Perfecting Hydrating Sleeping Mask
    £25.20 Buy now with HQhair

    DECLÉOR Hydra Floral White Petal Skin Perfecting Hydrating Sleeping Mask

    The DECLÉOR Hydra Floral White Petal Skin Perfecting Hydrating Sleeping Mask is a lightweight, gel face mask, which is the perfect antidote to red, weather-beaten skin at this time of year. The reason for DECLÉOR suggesting you use this face mask at night is because skin is most receptive to repairing ingredients as you hit snooze.

    Fortified with a skin-loving blend of Sweet Orange and Citrus Aurantium Dulcis. this cult product is able to reduce the appearance of dark spots and skin blemishes to leave the visage clear and uniform. Expect to wake to a refreshed complexion where skin is visibly recharged, bright and dewy.

    How to use: Apply a thin layer to a perfectly cleansed skin and leave it throughout the night. Use 2-3 times a week.

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  3. CAUDALIE MOISTURISING MASK
    £22.00 Buy now with HQhair

    CAUDALIE MOISTURISING MASK

    The Caudalie Moisturising Mask works by instantly soothing and hydrating skin to leave it silky smooth and effectively nourished. Suitable for all skin types, its lightweight, creamy formula intensely moisturises skin to provide a plumped appearance.

    How to use: Apply twice a week to the face and around the eyes. Leave for 15 minutes, then remove the excess with water or by using a cotton pad.

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  4. Skin Republic 2 Step Hyaluronic Acid + Collagen
    £5.49 Buy now with HQhair

    Skin Republic 2 Step Hyaluronic Acid + Collagen

    Delivering nutrients and intense moisture, Skin Republic 2 Step Hyaluronic Acid + Collagen Mask is dedicated to helping renew skin and achieve anti-ageing results in two simple steps.

    Of the two face masks in the pack, the first mask focuses on exfoliating and shifting dead skin cells, helping to prep the skin for intense hydration. The second sheet mask is infused with both Hyaluronic Acid and Collagen to replenish moisture.

    How to use: Apply the first mask to your face and massage into skin for 1 minute. Rinse with warm water. Open the second sachet and apply the sheet mask to your face, making sure that it’s covering the face as much as possible. Leave on for 15-20 minutes before removing the sheet mask and massaging any extra serum into your skin.

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  5. FIRST AID BEAUTY 5-IN-1 BOUNCY MASK
    £30.00 Buy now with HQhair

    FIRST AID BEAUTY 5-IN-1 BOUNCY MASK

    You know we’re big fans of First Aid Beauty here at HQhair, so we’re dead converts to this 5-in-1 Bouncy Mask. We love the tagline “ten minute facial in a jar”, and after testing we’re gonna put off that facial we’ve got booked in.

    A gel formula, this is incredibly soothing for sensitive skin. Eijitsu Rose Bud Extract and Benoitine exfoliate to renew skin while Vitamin C brightens the complexion. It’s being added onto our list of the best First Aid Beauty products RN.

    How to use: Apply to cleansed skin and leave for 10 minutes before rinsing off.

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  6. FILORGA NCTF NIGHT MASK
    £60.00 Buy now with HQhair

    FILORGA NCTF NIGHT MASK

    Not heard of Filorga yet? This is a skincare brand you need to know ASAP. Mixing science and skincare, these are truly effective products that get to work on your skin with long-term benefits.

    Another option to use at night, this is the best face mask for those looking for hydration and visibly younger skin.

    How to use: Apply to cleansed skin at night and leave on while you sleep. May be used on your neck and the eye contour.

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  7. NIP + FAB Teen Skin Fix Bubble Sheet Mask
    £5.50 Buy now with HQhair

    NIP + FAB Teen Skin Fix Bubble Sheet Mask

    Where a lot of the best face masks are invested in hydration and hydration alone, it’s great to see that NIP + FAB have upped the game for those with different skin concerns. The best face mask for oily skin, this sheet mask targets those who are more susceptible to acne, helping to exfoliate and melt away toxins in one bubblin’ sheet mask.

    Salicylic Acid will help to slough away at dead skin and remove product build up, while camellia flower extracts will ensure that skin is properly cared for and won’t lack essential oils after use.

    How to use: Apply sheet mask to cleansed and dry skin, leaving for 15 minutes. Once time’s up, remove and dispose of sheet mask, and rinse face to remove excess product.

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  8. OH K! SNAIL SHEET MASK
    £8.50 Buy now with HQhair

    OH K! SNAIL SHEET MASK

    The Korean Kweens over at Oh K! know how to do a sheet mask, and will regularly feature on every Beauty Editors’ list of the best face masks – us included, obvs.

    We’ve picked the Oh K! Snail Sheet Mask ‘cos it’s intensely hydrating and will perk up your skin leaving it glowing. Different to standard sheet mask, Oh K! have swapped the mask out for a fibrous material. This fibre mask will help the skin to absorb up to three times more than a traditional liquid face mask.

    How to use: Apply mask to a cleansed face and leave for 10-20 minutes. Remove face mask and massage excess serum into skin without rinsing.

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  9. FRANK BODY GLOW MASK
    £15.95 Buy now with HQhair

    FRANK BODY GLOW MASK

    You’ve already seen this on our run down of the best Frank Body products, but we had to add the glow goals tube as a best face mask option too.

    Frank Body are known for their caffeine-filled beauty products, and this face mask smells unreal. Wake up your skin with this coffee face mask – which also includes shea butter and goji berry extract – to help minimise puffiness and maximise glow.

    How to use: Apply liberally to skin first thing in the morning. Leave for five minutes, then rinse off and follow with your usual morning skincare routine.

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  10. THIS WORKS EVENING DETOX CLAY MASK
    £32.00 Buy now with HQhair

    THIS WORKS EVENING DETOX CLAY MASK

    We added this onto our list of the best This Works products after being converted on first use so obvs it’s here too. Aimed at those living in cities or in highly polluted areas, this green face mask uses Kaolin Clay and Malachite to help remove impurities such as dirt and excess oil to reveal smooth skin and reduce the appearance of pores.

    This face mask comes with an in-built brush to apply the product, made from charcoal. It’s anti-bacterial, and super hygienic as you wash after every use.

    How to use: Twist the nozzle to select the “on” position. Use the in-built brush to brush product across entire face. Leave for 10 minutes (don’t worry if it tingles, this is totally normal), before rinsing off with warm water. Switch the nozzle to “off” and wash the brush in cool water.

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  11. DECLÉOR Organic Harmonie Calm Soothing Comfort 2 in 1 Cream & Mask
    £53.00 Buy now with HQhair

    DECLÉOR Organic Harmonie Calm Soothing Comfort 2 in 1 Cream & Mask

    The last best face mask on our list is another one by DECLÉOR, and focuses on those with sensitive skin, that may be prone to redness or irritation. This uses 100% natural ingredients to help calm skin. We love the inclusion of rose essential oil, sweet almond plant oils and centella asiatica to help reduce tightness.

    You can use this as either a face mask or a moisturiser too, depending on the thickness of application.

    How to use: To use as a cream apply a thin layer after serum. To use as a face mask, apply liberally to face and leave on for 5 minutes. This should give enough time for the product to absorb fully, and you won’t need to rinse off.

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